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Microsoft's Mobile Market Share Falls Below 1 Percent

Microsoft's beleaguered smartphone platform continues to lose ground in global market share standings.

Microsoft Releases Spring 2016 Update for Dynamics CRM

The latest update to Dynamics CRM, dubbed the "Spring 2016 wave," is now generally available, Microsoft announced on Monday.

Windows Server 2016 Still Lacks Exchange 2016 Support

Microsoft recently warned organizations that Exchange Server 2016, which was commercially released in October, isn't yet supported on Windows Server 2016.

Microsoft's New Windows 10 Upgrade Tactic Irks Users

Microsoft's new method for upgrading users to Windows 10 has been met with largely negative reviews.

Microsoft Updates System Center Configuration Manager Preview

Microsoft's System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) product, currently in technical preview, received its latest update this week.

Microsoft, SAP Ink Cloud Integration Deal

In one of their most extensive collaboration efforts, Microsoft and SAP this week announced a broad partnership to integrate Azure and Office 365 with the SAP HANA data platform.

Microsoft Updates Windows 7 with 'Convenience Rollup'

The first of Microsoft's new "convenience rollup" method for delivering OS updates rolled out on Tuesday for Windows 7 SP1 and Windows Server 2008 R2 SP1.

Microsoft Offers Guidance to Orgs Switching Azure Portals

Organizations moving from the "classic" Azure management portal to the Azure Resource Manager (ARM) portal can now take advantage of newly released resource materials from Microsoft.

Microsoft Broadens Preview of Windows 10 Security Service

Windows 10's new Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection service, which Microsoft unveiled in March, is now available to a larger audience to try out.

Office 365 Monitoring Comes to Microsoft's Operations Management Suite

Organizations using Microsoft's Operations Management Suite (OMS) can now preview a new capability enabling them to monitor Office 365 accounts.

Microsoft Talks Up Windows Server 'Shielded VMs'

Microsoft recently put the spotlight on Shielded Virtual Machines (VMs), its datacenter security technology aimed at protecting workloads in public and private datacenters from "malicious administrators."

Microsoft Expands Preview of GigJam Productivity Tool

A new collaboration tool for Office 365 that Microsoft first unveiled at the 2015 Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) is getting a wider audience.

Windows Update Joins Microsoft Server Management Tools

Microsoft's emerging Server Management Tools offering, currently available at the preview stage, now includes Windows Update.

Windows Server 2016's Nano Server Doesn't Support Group Policy

Microsoft this week announced that its upcoming Nano Server deployment option can't be managed using Group Policy controls.

Microsoft Killing Sunrise App, Adding Office 365 Improvements

Microsoft plans to take down the Sunrise calendar applications for Android and iOS devices on Aug. 31.

Microsoft Releases Office Online Server to MSDN

Office Online Server, Microsoft's successor to Office Web Apps Server 2013, became available to MSDN subscribers on Monday.

Report: Fast-Growing Azure, Google Cloud Still Trail AWS

Despite rivals Microsoft and Google enjoying growth rates well over 100 percent, Amazon Web Services Inc. (AWS) maintains a solid lead in the cloud infrastructure market with 31 percent worldwide market share.

Microsoft Warns Windows 10 Holdouts of Upgrade Deadline

Microsoft will terminate Windows 10's free upgrade offer on July 29, one year after its initial launch, the company confirmed this week.

Microsoft Limits Windows Store Management in Windows 10 Pro

The Windows 10 Pro edition imposes limits to the ability of IT pros to control Windows Store access, according to a report this week by ZDNet's Mary Jo Foley.

SharePoint 2016, Office Online Server Hit General Availability

Microsoft released the final versions of its SharePoint Server 2016 and Office Online Server products on Wednesday.